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The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary, History | 15 December 2017 (USA)
Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

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Nancy Buirski

Writer:

Nancy Buirski
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Cast overview:
Cynthia Erivo ... Rosa Parks
Recy Taylor Recy Taylor ... Self
Robert Corbitt Robert Corbitt ... Self
Alma Daniels Alma Daniels ... Self
Crystal Feimster Crystal Feimster ... Self
Esther Cooper Jackson Esther Cooper Jackson ... Self
Danielle L. McGuire Danielle L. McGuire ... Self
James Johnson II James Johnson II ... Self
Chris Money Chris Money ... Self
John L. Payne
John L. Payne John L. Payne ... John O. Harris
Jack Kyser Jack Kyser ... Dillard York / Willie Joe Culpepper
Tom Gibbs Tom Gibbs ... Luther Lee / Herbert Lovett
Tommy Bernardi ... Billy Howerton / Hugo Wilson
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Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

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The hidden, epic story of sexual violence in the Jim Crow South, when courageous black women fight to take back their bodies and their dignity. Recy Taylor, gang raped in 1944 speaks up when danger is greatest, powering the coming Civil Rights Movement. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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I rated this movie a 10 because the contents merits it!!!
12 June 2020 | by peggyapbrooksSee all my reviews

To rate this movie as less than 10, is a true disservice to the integrity and importance of this movie's content. What happened to Recy was terrible and a shame. Therefore, we cannot continue to behave imperviously or continue in a dumb stupor just because TRUTH makes us feel a little uncomfortable. Thank you.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,718
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